Technical Tester – Bryanston

 

 

 

 

 

Vacancy:                              Technical Tester

Qualification/s:                Matric;

                                                 Relevant tertiary IT qualification;

                                                 Testing Qualification ISTQB TTA/ISEB

Location:                             Bryanston

Salary:                                  Market related – Based on skill and ability

Start date:                           ASAP

 

Summary

Our client, a leader in providing solutions for the financial sector is seeking a well experienced Technical Test Analyst to be part of a cross-function team and contribute to the full development life cycle from conception to deployment and maintenance of our clients’ products and services.

 

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • The successful candidate will report directly to the Chief Technical Officer and will be responsible for:
    • Working as part of a development team to define a roadmap for unit testing within different projects
    • Identify areas that need test coverage via unit tests
    • Identify functionality that needs coverage via front-end and back-end test
    • Develop testing scripts for manual user testing and refine manual scripts into automated tests
    • Comfortable explaining technical details to non-technical people
    • Comfortable explaining user needs to the development team
    • Read through project documentation and roadmap and create testing strategies and test plans to cover new features and interfaces
    • Working knowledge of data structures, open data standards, and moving data via APIs
    • An ability to convert automated testing scripts and manual testing process into user on-boarding documentation
    • Participate in roadmap and feature planning as part of the development team
    • Participate in daily stand-ups
    • Be prepared to collaborate with remote teams
  • The successful candidate will focus on Front-end Web Applications for mobile and desktop; and back-end systems on Windows and in the Cloud
  • Will have influence over the full development life cycle from conception to deployment and maintenance

 

Competencies:

  • Autonomous self-driven individual who excels at getting the rights things done
  • The role requires a mature Test Analyst who is knowledgeable and proficient in the craft of Software Quality Assurance and take utmost pride in their work
  • Positive attitude
  • Quick learning ability
  • Problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Good team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Time and tasks management
  • Takes initiative
  • Broad technical experience

 

Qualification and Experience:

  • Matric
  • Relevant tertiary IT qualification
  • Testing Qualification ISTQB TTA/ISEB
  • 6 years; or more of experience in Software Automation Testing, of which 4 years; must be in the role of a Test Analyst
  • Must be a skilled and experienced Test Analyst
  • Experienced and proficient in C#, .Net Framework, MSSQL, Web Services, Typescript, Angular, HTML and CSS
  • Direct experience with Object Orientation techniques, as well as the latest software design patterns
  • Must have very strong knowledge and extensive experience in Excel and SQL
  • Must have experience in Agile work environment (Scrum, Kanban< XP)
  • Proficient in the use of SOAP and RESTFUL services
  • Proficient in the use of testing tools and frameworks (e.g. Postman UI, Selenium, TestComplete)
  • Proficient in the use of  build management tools (e.g. Jenkins, Azure DevOps)
  • Proficient in the use of test reporting tools (e.g. GitHub, Zenhub)
  • Proficient in creating business based functional Test plans, Test scenarios, Test cases
  • Test scripts, Test specifications and Traceability Matrix
  • Direct experience within the Financial Services industry is considered a large bonus
  • Knowledge and experience of DevOps techniques, including CI / CD, is essential

 

From our client:

Our culture is underpinned by mutual respect, openness and fairness. We like to challenge ourselves to think differently.  A willingness to debate viewpoints leading to the best presented argument being adopted.  Trust is the vital currency or our success.  We are looking for someone with a good cultural fit and who aspires to the same outcomes as us.  A technically sound approach is essential but so too is an open-minded wiliness to innovate and create.  Compensation to be discussed and is based on skill and ability which will be determined through the testing and interview process.

When applying for this position, please submit an updated copy of your CV, Qualification/s and most recent payslip.


Only candidates matching the required skills, experience and qualifications will be considered.  Please email us at cv2@lemoninc.co.za